Twitter and other social media were briefly blocked on Friday morning in Turkey as the government in Ankara sought to suppress a gruesome Islamic State (IS) video that appeared to show the extremists burn alive two captured Turkish soldiers. That and the news that at least 16 more Turkish soldiers were killed in a failed, Read More
The suspect in the Berlin truck attack on a Christmas market left behind ID papers. And was previously known to authorities. This seems to be part of a pattern.
Sometimes perspectives from afar tell us more than the chatter from Washington and New York. Here’s what some of the foreign media had to say about Donald Trump’s Electoral College triumph.
WhoWhatWhy has filed a public records request with three Wisconsin counties seeking access to digital images of paper ballots from the recount. These counties — where Donald Trump got an unexpected surge of votes — chose to use optical scanners despite their notorious unreliability.
With its decision in Shelby County v. Holder, the Supreme Court opened the door for state lawmakers who wanted to turn back the clock and return to a time when race played a role in who could vote.
Old voting machines and the Election Day sloppiness of officials in Detroit may disqualify tens of thousands of ballots from Michigan’s recount, which would make it very difficult for Hillary Clinton to prevail in the state.
In our process of reporting on the ongoing recount efforts across multiple states, WhoWhatWhy wanted to take a closer look at just how feasible a hand recount actually is for an election. We were fortunate to receive insight from Virginia Martin, who has experience with the process as the Democratic Commissioner for the Columbia County Read More
Will Fidel Castro’s death ring in a new era with regard to US-Cuba relations? One thing is certain: The embargo of the small island nation has not resulted in the desired regime change — just hardships for its population.
While shocking to some, the treatment of Native Americans in North Dakota is entirely consistent with US government policy to disregard the concerns of “Indians” whenever necessary — in particular if they stand in the way of businessmen making a buck.
While you are enjoying your Thanksgiving, we hope that you will not forget the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and the protesters gathered there in the cold, in common cause with them.
It’s too early to tell if the Donald Trump era will bring about vindictive acts against political opponents, but it is troubling that his main advocate among foreign heads of state – Russia’s Vladimir Putin – has been accused of just such actions.It was 10 years ago today, Nov. 23, 2006, that former Russian spy Read More